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Booming economy drives U.S. business logistics costs up 11.4 percent
While shippers struggled to keep pace with tight capacity and rising rates in 2018, many of those pressures are starting to ease, says 30th annual State of Logistics Report.
Free ride
Under current law, drivers of gas- and diesel-powered vehicles shoulder the burden of highway maintenance and repair costs, while drivers of electric vehicles get a free ride. This will have to change.
Transportation industry leaders named to TSA committee
ATA leaders to serve on TSA's newly created Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee.
Rail regulators withdraw proposed safety rule requiring "crew redundancy"
Railroad workers union warns of driverless trains, considers legal appeal.
Government proposes second young-driver pilot program
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration furthers efforts to expand pool of qualified interstate commercial truck drivers with proposed pilot program aimed at non-military young drivers.
Trade experts counsel measured response to China tariffs
Warning there may be more pain ahead, speakers at an international trade conference offered do's and don'ts for mitigating the impact of higher tariffs on Chinese goods.
The logistics world's Groundhog Day
Bill Murray would fit right in as the industry keeps grappling with the same issues over and over and over ...
ATA says it will continue to fight Rhode Island truck tolls
Association says it will appeal recent court decision to dismiss its suit challenging the state's truck-only tolls.
Infrastructure a top priority, legislator says
There's a sense of urgency in Washington to move on infrastructure improvements, but much work remains to be done, Rep. Drew Ferguson (R-GA) tells industry conference.
OOIDA will use nearly $1 million federal grant to help Midwest truckers reduce pollution
Program aligns with EPA's Cleaner Trucks Initiative supported by Cummins, Diesel Technology Forum, and Truck and Engine Manufacturers Association.

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